Clean power was on the rise in the U.S., even before President Obama’s carbon rules aimed to accelerate the trend

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Tall Neighbor Coming to Arizona Desert Community : AltEnergyStocks.com

Posted: 17 Jun 2014 12:25 PM PDT

Tall Neighbor Coming to Arizona Desert Community : AltEnergyStocks.com Tall Neighbor Coming to Arizona Desert Community Posted: 16 Jun 2014 07:21 AM PDT by Debra Fiakas CFA The citizens of a San Luis, Arizona are about to get a new, very tall neighbor.  Solar Wind Energy, Inc. (SWET:  OTCQB; formerly Clean Wind Energy Tower) recently […]

FCC investigates Netflix speed throttling | SMART PLANET DAILY

Posted: 17 Jun 2014 12:24 PM PDT

SmartPlanet Daily Yes !  I wrote about this possibility in  FORUM 70, an early computer magazine in the USA titled “ Citizens + Computers +Communications + Community “ ( see my archives at www.hazelhenderson.com  and my book Creating Alternative Futures (1978) www.ethicalmarkets.com  )   MANAGE |READ ONLINE | PREVIOUS SmartPlanet Daily A DAILY BRIEFING OF THE NEWEST STORIES […]

Envision Solar?s EV ARC? and European Partner Aconfort selected for the European Business Awards for the Environment

Posted: 17 Jun 2014 12:20 PM PDT

 One of Ethical Markets principals is an early investor in Envision Solar Envision Solar’s EV ARC™ and European Partner Aconfort selected for the European Business Awards for the Environment SAN DIEGO, CALIF. – June 12, 2014 – Envision Solar International, Inc., (OTCQB: EVSI) (“Envision Solar,” or the “Company”), the leading renewable energy Media and Branding […]

Companies with Certified Sustainability Practitioners Increase their CSR Performance: 2014

Posted: 17 Jun 2014 12:16 PM PDT

Companies with Certified Sustainability Practitioners Increase their CSR Performance: 2014   Following last year’s study, the Centre for Sustainability and Excellence, CSE, has just completed its 2014 global study on determining Certified Sustainability Practitioners (by CSE) contribution towards the overall Sustainability rating score of the corresponding companies, based on CSRHub data. CSRHub is a proverbial […]

Plug-in Electric Vehicles

Posted: 17 Jun 2014 11:33 AM PDT

Plug-in Electric Vehicles   TABLE OF CONTENTS Popular Models  Plugging into the Grid   Battery Outlook  PEV Incentives   Download this fact sheet in PDF format   View this fact sheet online     Plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs) use electricity from the energy grid to charge large battery packs, then use the batteries to power […]

Towards Environmental Sustainability in the Post-2015 Development Agenda: Three Transformative Levers

Posted: 17 Jun 2014 11:28 AM PDT

Towards Environmental Sustainability in the Post-2015 Development Agenda:  Three Transformative Levers Written by Alvin Leong (LLM, JD), Fellow at the Pace Center for Environmental Legal Studies. He can be contacted at [email protected] First posted by Post2015.org, a site facilitated by the Overseas Development Institute. The co-chairs of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) […]

Clean power was on the rise in the U.S., even before President Obama’s carbon rules aimed to accelerate the trend

Posted: 17 Jun 2014 11:20 AM PDT

Kevin Smith has spent his career building power plants, but the billion-dollar Crescent Dunes complex he’s completing in the high desert halfway between Las Vegas and Reno, Nev., is no ordinary power plant. “This is the cold tank,” Smith says, pointing at a massive steel silo that will hold 70 million lb. of 550°F molten […]

Other News – SEC Commissioner Kara Stein Declares War on SEC Chair Mary Jo White

Posted: 17 Jun 2014 11:14 AM PDT

SEC Commissioner Kara Stein Declares War on SEC Chair Mary Jo White   Naked Capitalism*   A relatively new SEC Commissioner, Kara Stein, has decided to depart from the usual polite behavior regulatory overseers and is making noise about SEC decisions and policies that she finds to be dubious. The word most commonly used in […]

Ceres Newsletter: The Cost of Corn

Posted: 17 Jun 2014 09:46 AM PDT

  Ceres Newsletter – June 2014 Press and Media Press Release: New Report Shows Decline in Carbon Dioxide and Other Pollutants from U.S. Power Plants, but State and Power Company Emissions Vary WidelyNews Story: More solar energy powering Corporate America (USA Today)Blog: The Quest For Sustainable Corn In Iowa (National Geographic)Press Release: Unilever, VF Corp., […]